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GDC - Augusta State Medical Prison

State Prison

Last Updated: July 19, 2019
Address
3001 Gordon Hwy, Grovetown, GA 30813
Beds
1326
County
Columbia
Phone
706-855-4700
Fax
706-869-7933

Augusta State Medical Prison is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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GDC - Augusta State Medical Prison basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 706-855-4700

The inmates housed at Augusta State Medical Prison located at 3001 Gordon Hwy in Grovetown, GA are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Augusta State Medical Prison that houses adult male and female inmates overseen by the Georgia Department of Corrections who need either medical or mental health treatment. The housing unit at this facility is set up similar to an open dormitory and can currently hold 1326 inmates. Inmates can also participate in various academic, religious, and work activities, they can earn their GED, take classes in adult basic education and learn to read. Bible study and worship/prayer services are offered by the chaplain's office, and vocational skills include laundry and food services, barbering and custodial work. Prisoners can also work in conjunction with the Department of Transportation, do in house custodial and landscape work, as well as warehouse and maintenance.

MISSION - Ensure public safety and effectively house offenders while operating a safe and secure facility. Provide centralized acute, specialized medical and Level IV Mental Health services for male and female offenders primarily as transient. House severe medical cases. Sex Offender release site and host facility for the Augusta Transitional Center.

HOUSING - Four living units are divided into two separate units. Each has a support building that contains a multi-purpose room and a counseling office. One open dorm consisting of 519 beds with 192 beds designated for assisted living. Seven nursing units have a security control room, single-patient rooms, seven-bed Crisis Stabilization Unit and central dining hall along with an Acute Care Unit. Mental Health Support building utilizes dining area. Fast Track building is a 256-bed unit (double bunk). This facility also houses a Special Management Unit, Diagnostic Unit, C.E.R.T. team and a Tactical Squad.

  • OPEN DORMITORY

WORK DETAILS - Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Department of Transportation Weigh Station, In-house Maintenance & Custodial Details, Outside Warehouse, Outside Maintenance

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: GED, ABE, and Literacy/Remedial
  • Counseling: Motivation for Change, Thinking for a Change, Moral Reconation Therapy, Matrix Early Recovery Skills & Relapse Prevention, Activity Therapy, Sex Offender Psycho-Educational Program (SOPP), Re-Entry Skill Building, TOPSTEPP, Specialized Groups for Mental Health
  • In-Reach
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Bible Study, Prayer Group
  • Tier II Mental Health
  • Vocational/OJT: Food Preparation, Barbering, Laundry Services, Custodial Maintenance

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GDC - Augusta State Medical Prison is a facility in the Georgia Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information

The GDC will begin a modified visitation schedule TENTATIVELY on January 8th, 2021.

Visits will be made by appointment only and will be in keeping with social distancing guidelines. Instructions related to scheduling appointments and additional details can be found here: Facility Visitation Process.

To make an appointment, please click below. If your loved one is housed at a county or private facility, please contact that facility directly for information related to scheduling.

Please note, the date is subject to change and is dependent upon state and facility positivity rates leading up to January 8th.

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APPROVED VISITORS WILL REQUEST VISITATION BY ACCESSING THE FORM ON OUR WEBSITE

Scheduling requests may be submitted from 5:00 AM Monday - 5:00 PM Wednesday only for that week’s visitation.

  • One (1) visit every other month per inmate will be allowed
  • Visits will be no more than two (2) hours in length
  • Two (2) approved visitors will be allowed and must visit at the same time
  • No visitors under the age of twelve (12) will be permitted
  • All visitors must be on the offenders approved visitation list
  • An email will be sent from gdcvisitationnoreply@gdc.ga.gov once your request for visitation has been approved
  • Offenders on quarantine or medical isolation status will not be allowed visits

Inmates with last names beginning A - L will visit on Saturday

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM – Saturday Session 1
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Saturday Session 2

Inmates with last names beginning M - Z will visit on Sunday

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM – Sunday Session 1
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Sunday Session 2

Visitation Information

GDC - Augusta State Medical Prison - Visitation

VISITATION DAYS / HOURS:

General Population:

Days: Saturday and Sunday

Hours: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Inmates in Protective Custody/Segregation:

Days: Tuesday and Wednesday (Visitors only allowed one visit per week)

Hours: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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